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Historical Events For August - 11

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  Jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67 on August - 11.  

1772  On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  On August - 11 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On August - 11 rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

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1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on this day in history.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  On August - 11 new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.  

1835  On August - 11 george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on August - 11.  

1863  On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

1600  Paul Hallman, composer was born on August - 11.  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On this day in history birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On August - 11 death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  On August - 11 guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on this day in history.  

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